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Welcome to the University of Zuerich


  • Welcome!

    Dear UZH community, welcome to a new and inspiring Fall Semester!

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  • Shaping the Future

    Seven faculties, over 150 departments and more than 200 study programs: benefit from the interdisciplinary and pioneering spirit of Switzerland’s largest university.

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  • Cutting-Edge Research

    Imagination, daring, patience and determination are vital to shed light on scientific unknowns and make breakthrough discoveries. For this, freedom and space to reflect and question are required.

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  • Exhilarating Variety

    UZH encompasses a huge breadth of differing but mutually stimulating perspectives, ways of thinking and academic milieus. Our knowledge and findings are made to be shared: let yourself be inspired.

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Public Lectures (Ringvorlesungen)

"Sustainability and Efficiency", "The First Word" or "Crises in the Middle Ages": You are invited to the "Ringvorlesungen" of the fall semester. Free of charge, no registration required. Until 21 December.
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Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church

UZH researchers have documented wide-ranging cases of sexual abuse in the Swiss Catholic Church.


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Education at the Cutting Edge

Being a successful student means more than just getting a degree. Your studies shape the entire course of your life and prepare you for making responsible contributions to our share future.
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Research for Health

The University’s hospitals, clinics and centers ensure the close association between medical research and clinical services. The high quality of the University’s medical institutions translates into first-rate health care for the population of Switzerland.


  • Today
    16:00 Uhr
    25.9.2023, 16:00: What’s in a name? Bias in peer review (Lecture)
  • Today
    17:00 Uhr
    25.9.2023, 17:00: Breathing with confidence: Interplay between Immunity and Metabolism in Asthma and COVID-19
  • Today
    18:15 Uhr
    25.9.2023, 18:15: Translationale Bioethik: Ethik aus der Praxis für die Praxis am Beispiel komplex-chronischer Krankheiten im Kindesalter
  • Today
    19:30 Uhr
    25.9.2023, 19:30: Von Kopfbällen, Kollision und Kummer: Neuropsychiatrische Langzeitfolgen nach Hirnverletzung
  • Tue, 26.9.
    16:15 Uhr
    26.9.2023, 16:15: Erfinden und Fälschen. Die Reaktion des Klosters Muri auf krisenhafte Situationen
  • Tue, 26.9.
    18:15 Uhr
    26.9.2023, 18:15: Raumfahrt im Dienst der Menschheit – stehen wir am Beginn einer neuen Ära?
  • Wed, 27.9.
    16:15 Uhr
    27.9.2023, 16:15: AOI-Ringvorlesung: Remonstrance, Petition, Terrorism: Three Forms of Political Protest in Ancient China
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Planning to join us from abroad?

The University of Zurich is home to students and staff from over 120 countries. Find out more about our diverse and inspiring learning, research and working environment.
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Solidarity with Ukraine

Russia's war of aggression against Ukraine lasts on. UZH continues to support refugees, people affected, and UZH members.